Employment status

Employment status

Factors associated with female employment rates in rural and small town Canada

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Author: 
Esperanza Vera-Toscano
Euan Phimister
Alfons Weersink
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Rural and Small Town Canada Analysis Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores the factors associated with rural-urban differences in female employment rates.

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ISSN 14810964
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Includes bibliographical references.

The gender balance of employment in rural and small town Canada

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Author: 
Justin Curto
Neil Rothwell
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Rural and Small Town Canada Analysis Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Analyses rural-urban differences in the patterns of employment of women and men.

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ISSN 14810964
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Includes bibliographical references.

Trends in non-farm self-employment activity for rural women, 1981-2001

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Author: 
Valerie du Plessis
Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an overview of major trends in non-farm self-employment activity for rural women, compared to urban women and rural men.

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ISBN 0662377753
ISSN 17070368
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Includes bibliographical references.

Interim report on the maternity and parental benefits under employment insurance: the exclusion of self-employed workers: report

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Standing Committee on the Status of Women
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Standing Committee on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines whether to extend maternity and parental benefits under the current Employment Insurance program to self-employed parents.

But we still have to work: the labour market situation of women workers - 45 years of age and over

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National Women's Reference Group on Labour Market Issues
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Finds that women aged 45 and over face considerable barriers to getting or keeping jobs, including outdated technological skills, changed or increased baseline criteria for entry-level positions, and employer biases against middle-aged women. Provides recommendations for changes in government policies and programs that call for increasing public awareness of the value of older women workers.

Women's paid and unpaid work: women in Nova Scotia

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Sandra D. McFayden
Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Provides statistical data looking on Nova Scotia women and paid and unpaid work.

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ISBN 0888718454
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Includes bibliographical references.

Living beyond the edge: the impact of trends in non-standard work on single/lone-parent mothers

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Marylee Stephenson
Ruth Emery
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides the results of an empirical study of the impacts the trends in the labour force (the increased use of non-standard, contingent working patterns) have on single mothers/lone parents.

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EMPL.S74 2003
ISBN 0662673654
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Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Vivre dans l’insécurité complète, répercussions des tendances du travail atypique sur les mères chefs de famille monoparentale.

Women in Canada: work chapter updates 2003

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Statistics Canada
Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides updated information on women’s participation in the labour market to complement the "Women in Canada" series. Link requries PDF reader.

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ISSN 17029163

Bringing down the barriers: the labour market and women with disabilities in Ontario

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Author: 
Gail Fawcett
Publisher: 
Canadian Council of Social Development
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides the most up-to-date statistics available on working-age women with disabilities.

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DISA. F39 2000

A call to action: balancing work and non-work responsibilities: implications for women's health

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English
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Stephanie Premji
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Describes the challenges women face when trying to balance work and home responsibilities, particularly as women are more prone to be employed in atypical work.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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